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John Dillon

John Dillon is Cockney slang for Shilling.

"Lend us a John Dillon"
John Dillon
John Dillon

This archaic Cockney slang is probably derived from the famous racehorse of the same name, but could also have referred to the reforming Irish politician John Dillon.

Credit: contributed by Danny on 7-May-2014.

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